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It is a work of fiction with no specific person inspiring this. However the composer Michael Kamen was so moved in making this movie that he founded The Mr. Hollands Opus Foundation (MHOF) in 1996 to help keep music education alive and well.

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Q: Who was the inspiration for the movie Mr Holland's Opus?
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